Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Merkel Has Had Enough With Multiculturalism While Medvedev Gets A Video Blogging Hobby and Iran Destabilizes Iraq

Angela Merkel declares death of German multiculturalism http://t.co/ZWW5UbY via @guardian

Merkel: Multiculturalism has "utterly failed" in Germany

Video-Blog Diplomacy Could Trap Medvedev | Opinion | The Moscow Times http://bit.ly/91R4uN

Iran destabilizing entire Middle East: former Iraq PM Allawi http://bit.ly/dtK0Df

How Iran brokered a secret deal to put its ally in power in Iraq http://t.co/RNi2kk8 via @guardian
 
Ahmadinejad says Iran conditionally ready for talks with G5+1 http://bit.ly/9jfvB6

RT @TelegraphNews Russia calls the shots in Kyrgyz election - Telegraph http://bit.ly/dgUZV0
 
Nuclear pact with U.S. at risk - Russian lawmaker http://af.reuters.com/article/moroccoNews/idAFLDE69G05420101017
 
Kremlin insider nominated Moscow mayor - FoxNews.com http://fxn.ws/cXPtRS

Trial over Cairo synagogue attack postponed again - Haaretz http://bit.ly/aXb3X3

Iran warns domestic media on opposition coverage - Forbes.com http://bit.ly/cKzswj

blogsofwar Saudis warn of new terror threat in Europe - Telegraph.co.uk http://bit.ly/cmvUCV

U.S. Businessman Reza Taghavi Freed from an Iran Prison After 29 Months Behind Bars - ABC News http://bit.ly/bDezoX

  
Saudi, Syrian leaders meet in bid to defuse Lebanon tension http://bit.ly/d1QrJE

Jordan promises Maliki support for Iraq reconciliation http://bit.ly/94WYCL

Briton kidnapped in Somalia was trying to free yacht couple | Mail Online http://bit.ly/cdvWJH

African Union approves 20,000 troops for Somalia http://bit.ly/aVIRl3
 
King of Jordan: EU must support renewal of direct talks http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-3970608,00.html

Global Arab Network | Greece backs Jordan bid for advanced EU status | Jordan Politics http://bit.ly/b83h8C

Canada 'moving quickly' to find new Mideast base - CTV News http://bit.ly/8XM8CF
 
PMO denies that Netanyahu, Erdogan to meet in Athens http://www.jpost.com/International/Article.aspx?id=191598

Turkel C'tee asks Turkish embassy to provide witnesses http://www.jpost.com/Israel/Article.aspx?id=191718
 
Arab League urges world leaders to boycott OECD conference in Jerusalem - Haaretz http://bit.ly/d3tuIg

Good News in the Middle East http://intellicept32.blogspot.com/

jonhutson #China blocks #UN report that Sudanese assailants used Chinese bullets in attacks on UN/AU peacekeepers http://bit.ly/9Xb6jX via @columlynch

Blasts hit secret Iranian missile launching-pad for US, Israeli targets http://www.debka.com/article/9087/